Over $5 million dollars was raised to benefit the victims of an earthquake/tsunami, that devastated Japan. Sources say rapper Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj are among the artists who helped raise the funds. The Songs for Japan CD was released digitally on March 25th and physically, on April 4th. Since then, Songs for Japan has sold over 500,000 copies. The entire amount was sent to The Japanese Red Cross Society for victims on behalf of the artists on the CD. The Black Eyed Peas, U2, Bob Dylan, Sade, Bruno Mars, Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber, and Elton John also contributed tracks to the Songs for Japan album.

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